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Technical Writer

Company: Form Energy
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing cost-effective multi-day energy storage systems to enable the global electricity system to run on 100% low-cost renewable energy, every day of the year. Driven by Form's core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We seek to transform the energy landscape and do our part in making the world better for all. We are supported by leading investors who share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage will be a key enabler of tomorrow's zero carbon electric system.

Role Description

We are seeking an experienced technical writer with hardware and software experience to own external-facing product specification and operation manuals for our product suite. You will work with our project engineering, product management, software, and systems engineering teams to deliver clear and accurate product documentation that targets a range of audience, including project owners, installers, and technical users. The ideal candidate brings experience in managing complex technical documentation of high-tech energy products, and is an outstanding collaborator who can work across teams. In this role, you will facilitate market adoption of our storage projects.

What You'll Do:
Own and manage customer-facing storage hardware and firmware specification and commercial project proposal documentation
Own and manage product installation, operation, and maintenance manuals
Work with project engineering, customers, and systems, and software engineering teams to validate all information for accuracy and use a routing and review process for document update and approval
Track ongoing product enhancements to ensure all required information is being documented, updated, reviewed, approved, and communicated to customer-facing stakeholders
Build strong working relationships with subject matter experts ranging from technicians, project engineering leads, systems engineers, and product managers to ensure that information is documented and distributed properly

What You'll Bring:
Bachelor's degree in engineering, English, technical writing, or a related degree
At least three years experience with preparing high quality written documentation for external audiences
Exceptional communication and organizational skills; able to absorb complex engineering specifications and translate into clear technical documentation in line with Form's brand standards
Experience with DITA or DITA-based CCMS systems or alternatives
Superior team collaborator; thrives in engaging with multiple teams (project engineering, systems engineering, testing, marketing, legal, compliance) to ensure content accuracy and specificity


Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page.

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Form Energy, Berkeley , Technical Writer, Advertising , Berkeley, California

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